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Take a journey through the Book of Kells and Old Library with our online education content.


Schools

A visit to the Book of Kells and Old Library is an exciting way of bringing Ireland’s heritage to life for Primary and Secondary Schools. Our Education Officer is available to answer any queries. Email: sinead.fox@tcd.ie

Guided tours are tailored to meet the needs of your school group and must be booked in advance.  For self-guided visits, advance online booking is necessary.

 

Combine a guided tour with one of our facilitated workshops to make the experience even more fun and engaging for your class. For more information, please enquire when booking.

Educational groups: Please book at the group rate through our website.

Primary and Secondary teachers: Please contact sinead.fox@tcd.ie for more information.

 

Each year, Trinity invites people of all ages, from school children to adults, to submit new artistic interpretations of the Book of Kells. Create a painting, drawing, poem or short story based on the images of the Book of Kells and enter to be in with a chance of winning a prize plus a VIP visit to the Book of Kells and Old Library exhibition. Find out more at https://www.tcd.ie/visitors/competition/


Teachers guides

Download teachers guides for classroom use pre-visit or post-visit to the Book of Kells.


Adults

New patrons are always welcome to join the Friends of the Library, an exclusive society for those with a special affinity to the library’s historic collections and Irish culture. Enjoy free admission to the exhibition and receive special invitations to VIP events. For more information, see http://www.tcd.ie/library/support-library/friends.php.

Each year, Trinity invites people of all ages, from school children to adults, to submit new artistic interpretations of the Book of Kells. Create a painting, drawing, poem or short story based on the images of the Book of Kells and enter to be in with a chance of winning a prize plus a VIP visit to the Book of Kells and Old Library exhibition. Find out more at https://www.tcd.ie/visitors/competition/

The Book of Kells and Old Library is open for visitors Book Now